60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA tour planner

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Boston
— 4 nights
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Ogunquit
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts and The House of the Seven Gables. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old North Church & Historic Site and Mount Auburn Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Plymouth (Plimoth Patuxet & Mayflower II). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of North End, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Boston is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Boston, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit

— 3 nights
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Get a sense of the local culture at Marginal Way Walkway and Nubble Lighthouse. Portland Head Light and The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Ogunquit: Portland (Old Port, Portland Museum of Art, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Agamenticus, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit online route planner.

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Ogunquit. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 4 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Cadillac Mountain. Get some cultural insight at Rockland Breakwater Light and The Seal Cove Auto Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Bar Harbor side-trips: Warren Island State Park (in Lincolnville) and Mount Battie (in Camden). There's still lots to do: cruise along Park Loop Road, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, and stroll through Ocean Path.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip site.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. October in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 4 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
We've included these beaches for you: Race Point Beach and Corn Hill Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Herring Cove Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Light Beach, &more), Chatham (Atwood Museum & Chatham Lighthouse Beach) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, see the interesting displays at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown trip maker tool.

Fly from Bar Harbor to Provincetown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bar Harbor in October, Provincetown is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Newport

— 4 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Breakers and Lizzie Borden House. Let the collections at Rosecliff and Newport Car Museum capture your imagination. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Falmouth (Shining Sea Bikeway & Highfield Hall & Gardens), Mattapoisett (Mattapoisett Harbor & Ned's Point Lighthouse) and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (in Chatham). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, contemplate the long history of Fort Adams State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

Before you visit Newport, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Provincetown to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and 9/11 Memorial are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. Change things up with a short trip to Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Newport to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Step out of the city life by going to Luray Caverns and Luray Hawksbill Greenway. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arlington National Cemetery and Washington National Cathedral. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Kennedy Peak Hike (in Luray), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American History, and pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip builder tool.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 2 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, browse the exhibits of Historic Jamestowne, and then witness the site of a historic battle at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park, then take in the history at Yorktown Battlefield, then contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Williamsburg online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hollywood Wax Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Myrtle Beach side-trips: Wilmington (Airlie Gardens & Battleship North Carolina) and Murrells Inlet (Huntington Beach State Park & Brookgreen Gardens). And it doesn't end there: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, immerse yourself in nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, and make a trip to Barefoot Landing.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Myrtle Beach in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Fort Sumter National Monument and McLeod Plantation Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Patriots Point and Boone Hall Plantation. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, and contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Charleston trip planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Charleston sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): head outdoors with Forecast Charters, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

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You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Popular historic sites such as St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Fort Clinch State Park are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Ormond Beach (Ormond Beach & Andy Romano Beachfront Park) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, contemplate the long history of Old Jail, and examine the collection at Lightner Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read St. Augustine travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Panama City Beach

— 4 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Panama City Beach and Okaloosa Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Air Force Armament Museum and Panama City Beach Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Panama City Beach: Florida Caverns State Park (in Marianna), Navarre Beach (in Navarre) and Bear Creek Feline Center (in Panama City). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at AJ's Water Adventures, take a leisurely stroll along The Village of Baytowne Wharf, kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach, and browse the different shops at Pier Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach road trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Panama City Beach, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key West vacation planner.

Fly from Panama City Beach to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in November, expect nights in Key West to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Marathon

— 2 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and finally stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Island Flow Yoga.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marathon trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Marathon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips